Funding Opportunities - Kenneth Rainin Foundation

Funding Opportunities

Kenneth Rainin Foundation grants support Bay Area artists, early childhood education in Oakland and Inflammatory Bowel Disease research.

Grant Programs

Dr. Aida Habtezion speaking with another researcher in a lab. Closed to Applications


Innovator Awards

Our Health grants enable researchers worldwide to test ideas, gather and share data, and collaborate to advance the understanding of IBD. The Innovator Awards support individual research projects with grants of up to $150,000 and collaborative projects involving multiple investigators with grants of up to $300,000.

A researcher sharing findings in a digital poster session. Closed To Applications


Early Career Catalyst Award

To commemorate the Foundation's 15th anniversary of formal grantmaking, these one-time awards will support the work of two early career investigators whose research has the potential to improve the lives of people with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).

Grant Applications

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Grantee Search

Explore current and former Rainin Foundation grantees in the Arts, Education and Health.

Our Work

Learn more about how we work, what we’re learning and our three giving areas.